The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 228 215 139
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -76
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 41 44 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.47% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.31% 1.40% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 60
Median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.25 £38.75 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-37.41% +31.35%
VB.NET
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3118 3134 2998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.12% 33.52% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1978 1929 1673
Median daily rate £400 £355 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 87 106
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £22.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.79 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +7 24 £375 - 3
Hampshire +4 9 £375 +7.14% 12
Surrey -10 6 £400 +28.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 1 - - 5
Oxfordshire -8 1 - - 7
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 86 (100.00%) .NET
2 58 (67.44%) C#
3 56 (65.12%) SQL
4 43 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 43 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 41 (47.67%) Windows
6 38 (44.19%) Microsoft
7 37 (43.02%) JavaScript
8 28 (32.56%) MVC
9 27 (31.40%) .NET Framework
10 25 (29.07%) VB
10 25 (29.07%) XML
11 24 (27.91%) Oracle
11 24 (27.91%) Security Cleared
12 23 (26.74%) MS Excel
13 22 (25.58%) HTML
14 21 (24.42%) CSS
14 21 (24.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 19 (22.09%) C++
16 18 (20.93%) Internet
17 17 (19.77%) VBScript
18 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
18 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (18.60%) Memory Management
19 15 (17.44%) IIS
20 14 (16.28%) PowerShell
20 14 (16.28%) SC Cleared
21 13 (15.12%) SQL Server 2008
21 13 (15.12%) VB6
21 13 (15.12%) Web Services

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (17.44%) IIS
2 10 (11.63%) Node.js
2 10 (11.63%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.14%) WordPress
4 6 (6.98%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.81%) Drupal
5 5 (5.81%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.33%) CMS
6 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (26.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.65%) MS Office
3 2 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.93%) Internet
2 11 (12.79%) HTTP
3 5 (5.81%) SSL
4 4 (4.65%) Firewall
4 4 (4.65%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.33%) DHCP
5 2 (2.33%) DNS
6 1 (1.16%) Intranet
6 1 (1.16%) LDAP
6 1 (1.16%) SAN
6 1 (1.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (24.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (15.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (12.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (10.47%) Big Data
5 9 (10.47%) Datazen
5 9 (10.47%) Hadoop
6 7 (8.14%) Relational Database
7 6 (6.98%) RDBMS
7 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (2.33%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (2.33%) MS Access
12 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.65%) MSI
4 2 (2.33%) Subversion
5 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.16%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (10.47%) Finance
1 9 (10.47%) German Language
2 7 (8.14%) Marketing
3 5 (5.81%) French Language
3 5 (5.81%) Italian Language
3 5 (5.81%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.49%) Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Electronics
6 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Law
6 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (67.44%) Developer
2 30 (34.88%) .NET Developer
3 19 (22.09%) Support Engineer
4 16 (18.60%) VB.NET Developer
5 13 (15.12%) Escalation Engineer
6 12 (13.95%) SQL Developer
7 10 (11.63%) C# Developer
8 9 (10.47%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (8.14%) DBA
10 7 (8.14%) SQL DBA
11 6 (6.98%) DV Cleared DBA
11 6 (6.98%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (5.81%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 5 (5.81%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (5.81%) Software Developer
13 4 (4.65%) Analyst
13 4 (4.65%) Technical Support
13 4 (4.65%) WPF Developer
14 3 (3.49%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 27 (31.40%) .NET Framework
4 25 (29.07%) XML
5 22 (25.58%) HTML
6 21 (24.42%) CSS
7 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (15.12%) Web Services
9 12 (13.95%) Entity Framework
10 10 (11.63%) JSON
10 10 (11.63%) Unity DI Container
10 10 (11.63%) XML Schema
11 9 (10.47%) ADO
11 9 (10.47%) ADO.NET
11 9 (10.47%) Autofac
11 9 (10.47%) Castle Windsor
11 9 (10.47%) jQuery
11 9 (10.47%) ODBC
11 9 (10.47%) OLE
11 9 (10.47%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.47%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.33%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.16%) AS400
6 1 (1.16%) Clustering
6 1 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (47.67%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.65%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.16%) Unix
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.56%) MVC
2 16 (18.60%) Memory Management
3 10 (11.63%) Mentoring
4 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (10.47%) Open Source
4 9 (10.47%) Web Development
5 7 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.14%) MVVM
5 7 (8.14%) SDLC
6 5 (5.81%) Garbage Collection
6 5 (5.81%) Unit Testing
6 5 (5.81%) Waterfall
7 4 (4.65%) Data Modelling
7 4 (4.65%) Data Protection
7 4 (4.65%) Database Tuning
8 3 (3.49%) OO
9 2 (2.33%) CRM
9 2 (2.33%) ITIL
9 2 (2.33%) Migration
9 2 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 58 (67.44%) C#
2 56 (65.12%) SQL
3 37 (43.02%) JavaScript
4 25 (29.07%) VB
5 19 (22.09%) C++
6 17 (19.77%) VBScript
7 14 (16.28%) PowerShell
8 13 (15.12%) T-SQL
8 13 (15.12%) VB6
9 11 (12.79%) Java
9 11 (12.79%) PL/SQL
10 8 (9.30%) PHP
11 7 (8.14%) XAML
12 6 (6.98%) C
13 5 (5.81%) Python
13 5 (5.81%) R
13 5 (5.81%) Scala
13 5 (5.81%) VBA
14 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.16%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 24 (27.91%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.95%) Degree
4 9 (10.47%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.49%) MCSD
5 3 (3.49%) MCSE
5 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 24 (27.91%) Oracle
3 8 (9.30%) Lumension
4 7 (8.14%) Remedy
5 5 (5.81%) HP
5 5 (5.81%) VMware
6 4 (4.65%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.16%) Capita
7 1 (1.16%) SAP
7 1 (1.16%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.16%) Sun
7 1 (1.16%) Sybase
7 1 (1.16%) Telerik